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History marker honors UF/IFAS Extension’s role in helping Florida’s farmers, ranchers, families

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the early 1900s, every farmer and rancher in Florida knew their county Extension agent by name: It was the person from the University of Florida who taught them the best and… Read More

UF/IFAS’ Place chosen for elite leadership institute.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nick Place, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences dean and director for Extension, was accepted for the Food Systems Leadership Institute, an executive leadership development program for high-level academia,… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension and Bok Tower Gardens are partnering to teach a new generation about plants, gardening and the environment

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Among the music of carillon bells, beneath a lush oak canopy, a new partnership is emerging between the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and historic Bok… Read More